Online Exclusive: Mike McClure

After watching “Honeysuckle Rose,” starring Willie Nelson, Mike McClure was inspired to become a musician. He purchased a guitar and started copying songs written by legendary songwriter, Kris Kristofferson, on a legal pad to learn how to write a masterpiece. The native of Shawnee, Okla., formed “The Great Divide” with Kelley Green, Scott Lester and J.J. Lester in 1992. Ten years later, McClure began his solo career.